Spectrum of heart disease in children under 5 years of age at Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad, Pakistan.

@article{Mohammad2014SpectrumOH,
  title={Spectrum of heart disease in children under 5 years of age at Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad, Pakistan.},
  author={Nadia Mohammad and Salma Shaikh and Shazia Memon and Heman Das},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={145-9}
}
OBJECTIVE & METHODOLOGY This was a descriptive cross sectional study of one year duration conducted in Pediatric department of Liaquat University Hospital, Hyderabad. The objective was to assess the clinical pattern, age distribution and type of heart diseases in children under 5 years of age. In this study 150 children with suspicion of cardiac problem were enrolled. RESULT Among 150 cardiac patients 55.3% were male and 44.7% were female. Congenital heart diseases (CHD) seen in 89.3% and 10… CONTINUE READING